Frank Lautenberg, Dead at 89, Recalled as Jewish Senator Who Never Ran as One

Frank Lautenberg, who died at 89, was a proud Jewish community activist. But he was better known for his policy achievements and business success than his faith.


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New York’s mayoral race finally has a Jewish candidate. But Anthony Weiner’s not getting much organized Jewish support — at least not yet.


Grave-Robbers Target Cuba's Jewish Cemeteries in Search of Bones for Rituals

The Jewish cemeteries of Cuba are being looted fast. Some point to economic desperation — but others blame a strange occult practice involving the bones of non-Christians.

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A New York bike share program hasn’t arrived in Hasidic Williamsburg yet. Some in the community aren’t happy about that.


Claims Conference Chair Lashes Out at Critics

The chairman of the Claims Conference hits out at media coverage and communal criticism of his handling of a 2001 letter that could have stopped a multi-million dollar fraud.

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